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Slate Attacks Kansas

The noted bigot Mark Joseph Stern argues that some how people should be denied fundamental God given freedoms. It is fine to hold, no matter how mistaken, that two people of the same sex should be allowed to marry and have such a faux marriage endorsed by the People. However the state sanctioning of homosexual sodomy is not enough to appease Stern. Not only does Stern endorse same sex marriage. He demands the state endorse and approve it, and further normal citizens must be forbidden to express any disapproval of such a so-called marriage, from Slate [1]

A catch-all clause allows businesses and bureaucrats to discriminate against gay people so long as this discrimination is somehow “related to, or related to the celebration of, any marriage, domestic partnership, civil union or similar arrangement.” (Emphases mine.) This subtle loophole is really just a blank check to discriminate: As long as an individual believes that his service is somehow linked to a gay union of any form, he can legally refuse his services. And since anyone who denies gays service is completely shielded from any charges, no one will ever have to prove that their particular form of discrimination fell within the four corners of the law.

What has Stern’s knickers in a twist, the right to disapprove and not endorse another person’s freely chosen life style sure sounds like the Right of Free Association to me. Does it to you?